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post #1 of 4
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wat is better for overclocking and gaming.

option1
or
option2

i need 2 sets of them for 8 gb total.
they are both the same original price but the pi series (option2) is $10.00 dollars more.
what are the advantages of the better set and which is better?

again, sry if in wrong section
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post #2 of 4
considering they use the same voltage, have the same latency, and are pretty much identical, i would have to say the one with the bigger heatsinks (option 2) is the better route. just make sure these things dont obstruct too much airflow in your case - i know it would in mine.
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post #3 of 4
i dont notice RAMs getting too hot. they just feel warm on stress test.

if i have the time i'll add some aluminum bars on them.

but i do agree if your overclocking then the one with the bigger heatsink is a good investment.
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well im gunna wc my system so screw airflow. lol
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